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Title Pickpocket [(DVD) videorecording] / a film by Robert Bresson ; Mondial Films ; produit par Agnes Delahaie.

Publication Info. United States : Criterion Collection, 2005.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH PIC    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH PIC    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 314
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 314.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French soundtrack with optional subtitles in English.
Cast Martin Lassalle, Marika Green, Pierre Leymarie, Jean Pelegri.
Credits Cinematography, Léonce-Henri Burel; editor, Raymond Lamy ; music, Jean-Baptiste Lully.
Summary Michel, an insignificant man who drifts into crime, is arrested and imprisoned. Upon release, he abandons an attempt at reform when a master pickpocket teaches him his art.
Note Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film scholar James Quandt; new video introduction by writer-director Paul Schrader; the models of "Pickpocket", a 2003 documentary by filmmaker Babette Mangolte, featuring actors from the film; a 1960 interview with Bresson, from the French television program Cinépanorama; Q&A on Pickpocket, with actress Marika Green and filmmakers Paul Vecchiali and Jean-Pierre Améris fielding questions at a 2000 screening of the film; footage of sleight-of-hand artist and Pickpocket consultant Kassagi, from a 1962 episode of the French television show La piste aux étoiles; original theatrical trailer; plus a new essay by novelist and culture critic Gary Indiana.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Pickpockets -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Crime films.
Feature films France.
Motion pictures, French.
Fiction films.
Added Author Bresson, Robert, director.
Delahaie, Agnes.
La Salle, Martin, actor.
Green, Marika, actor.
Leymarie, Pierre, actor.
Pélégri, Jean, 1920- actor.
Lully, Jean-Baptiste, 1632-1687.
Burel, Léonce-Henri, 1892-1977.
Lamy, Raymond.
Mondial Films International Distribution.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 078003032X
Standard No. 037429209523
Music No. PIC150 Criterion Collection
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